Report: Google Hid User Data Breach from Public out of Fear Congress Would Take Action | Breitbart

Google failed to inform its users about the exposure of their private data for fear of the news inviting regulation and comparisons to Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, according to the Wall Street Journal.
— Read on www.breitbart.com/tech/2018/10/08/report-google-hid-user-data-breach-from-public-out-of-fear-congress-would-take-action/

Google Exposed User Data, Feared Repercussions of Disclosing to Public – WSJ

Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social network, though it didn’t find evidence of misuse. The company opted not to disclose the issue this past spring, in part because of fears doing so would draw regulatory scrutiny.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/google-exposed-user-data-feared-repercussions-of-disclosing-to-public-1539017194